Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Transactional financial consulting and strategic advisory firm O’Keefe & Associates today announced Mike Deighan has joined the organization as a director. Deighan is a 25-year veteran of commercial and retail real estate, having disposed of more than 350 million square feet of data centers, industrial, multi-family, office, retail and warehouse properties over the course of his career.
Prior to joining O’Keefe & Associates, Deighan specialized in advising companies on restructurings, bankruptcies, dispositions and acquisitions with an expertise as a real estate strategist. He has also worked as a court appointed receiver in a number or real estate cases. Most recently, he completed a two-year assignment as head of real estate with the bankrupt Motors Liquidation Company, formerly General Motors Corporation, managing and liquidating 50 million square feet of automotive facilities. He also worked as a site selection specialist throughout the country for a number of retailers including Trader Joe’s Markets and DSW.
Deighan earned his Juris Doctorate from the Michigan State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, State Bar of Michigan, Turnaround Management Association and the Michigan Economic Developers Association.
O’Keefe & Associates is a financial consulting firm specializing in turnaround consulting, corporate finance, debt restructuring, business valuations, litigation support, creditor and bankruptcy services, business strategy advisory, forensic accounting, and due diligence on M&A transactions. Established in 2001, the company has locations in Bloomfield Hills and Grand Rapids, Michigan and in Chicago. For more information, visit www.okeefeandassociates.com.